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Feel free to shoot the messenger this time... it may finally put an end to my confusion. ;-)

If you weren't having a heart attack... did you conclude what it was and if it was possibly a panic attack or something?

Check out the mental health section of this article talking about the possible effects of marijuana.
https://www.mhanational.org/risky-busine...ijuana-use

Marijuana use can cause symptoms of mental health problems like psychosis (hallucinations), anxiety (panic attacks), depression, and sleep disorders, but these symptoms generally fade after the effect of the drug has worn off. [11]

Do any of those ring a bell?   The last part of that sentence sounds like a bit of a tautology to me.  "the drug symptoms generally fade when the drug effects fade".  

Today's MJ is not the same as the old Haight-Ashbury stuff of the 60s.  The THC levels have been selectively cultivated to much higher levels.  But you knew that.

<<<< bang! >>>>


By the way.. your comment about information not transferring from one doctor to another is spot on!  That's why I recently built a database of all my medical information from all my providers to make sure that I have it all in one place.  I also switched to Kaiser Permanente to make sure that there was a single database that all my doctors can refer to without me needing to tell them about my various test results and MRIs and Xrays etc... but I tell them anyway to try to avoid any mistakes. 


Have a good one.
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RE: In anticipation of my BIPAP Re: New Thread
It was a quiet day in paradise so I went back through your two main threads doing some data-mining.

Unfortunately, many of your attachments are now vanished into the ether so I couldn't get all the data I was hoping to find.

All I did was to pull the 95% Flow Limits number from each of your uploads.

Based on that number alone, I think we can predict what your graphs are going to look like.

1) If the value is tiny (say 0.1 or less) your waveforms will look pretty good
2) If the value is small (say 0.2 or less) your waveforms will look decent
3) If the value is medium (say higher than 0.2 but less than 0.4 ) your waveforms will look decent in places and horrible in other places
4) If the value is large (say 0.4 or higher) your waveforms will look awful in many places.

So that's the only number I care about going forward unless you have some particularly interesting thing that you want to point out or ask about.

Here is the data I managed to extract from your two threads.

Wouldn't it be nice if the OSCAR overview tab gave us the option to show these numbers over time?


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OSCAR does track the 95% and maximum Flow Limitation in Overview statistics. It is presented graphically, on the scale of 0 to 1 but if the Y-axis is overridden, a setting of 0 to 0.5 gives pretty good resolution. The overview of FL can be compared to overview of Pressure, and you can see the effect of PS on FL. Hovering the cursor over the chart will give the daily median, 95% and maximum. For those of us with very low FL, the y-axis can be set from 0 to 0.1 or 0.2. At that resolution only the 95% will likely show. Give it a try.
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Thanks for the heads up. :-)

Phoebe.. it might be interesting for you to glance at those values to get the big picture on your flow limitations through time.

To turn the Flow Limits and PS values on in the Overview tab you may need to hunt down the preferences and activate them, they were turned off in my case. I'm not sure if that's the default condition or if I played around months ago in the past.

File->Preferences->Waveforms then toggle them on

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EDIT:
It doesn't look like EPR is interpreted as being equivalent to PS so your AutoSet data may not show any values.
Also, don't be fooled by the S mode dropping the values to zero... remember that S mode does not report some values.
In my case, my ASV days didn't show any values for PS either.
Still.. better than nothing


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